Round is the act of prowling (to go around something or walk around someone) and, by extension, the group of persons that are hanging around. The term is used especially to name certain meetings or nights out.

For instance: “The police arrested four suspects when they made one of their rounds through the neighborhood”, “The round was very quiet: no news was registered”, “My head hurts: last night I went out with my friends and drank too much beer”.

Children's game

The round is a child’s game.

Round as game, phase and series

In some Latin American countries, the round is a play in which boys and girls hold hands to form a circle and sing a song while dancing or performing some type of movement or gesture. On Spain, said game is known as I run: “The teacher asked the boys to do a round but few obeyed”, “We’re going to put together a round and sing some really fun songs!”.

The concept of the round is also used in other areas of games and games. sports. It may be the phase of a competition (“The team went to the next round with a four-to-one victory against the local team”, “Rafael Nadal was eliminated in the first round after a surprising loss against Leonardo Mayer”) Or the turn of all players (“The North American golfer completed the round with a very high score”).

The series of things That develops orderly over a certain period of time is also known as a round: “The round of negotiations that the Uruguayan authorities held with businessmen from China ended”, “The leaders will have a round of conversations with various coaches to choose who will be in charge of the team in the second semester”.

Spain

Ronda is the name of a Spanish city that is part of the autonomous community of Andalusia.

A spanish city

In the autonomous community of Andalusia, more precisely in the province of Malaga, is Ronda, a municipality that is very interest for tourists and for those who seek beautiful landscapes and tranquility. With an approximate area of ​​480 square km, according to a 2009 census it was the second most populated municipality in Malaga.

Ronda’s roots date back to the ancient town Roman known as Arunda, which was built on other Iberian settlements. When the Muslims arrived, they emphasized its importance and collaborated with its development at the urban level. Thanks to its location, it was not difficult to defend it from external attacks and to design strategies to take control of the routes to the lowlands of the Guadalquivir Valley (also known as Baja Andalucía).

To this was added the quality of its lands, ideal for farming, all qualities that led her to enjoy a very important role on a historical level.

The news of Ronda

At present, many people come to the municipality of Ronda to appreciate its monuments, among which is the Puente Nuevo. It is a true treasure of the scenery Malaga, whose construction took place between the years 1759 and 1793. In addition to its imposing appearance and its wealth at an architectural and historical level, it is the link that communicates the old and modern parts of the city, with the exception of the gorge known as the Tajo de Ronda, with a depth greater than 100 meters.

There are three neighborhoods that make up the city of Ronda: San Francisco, the oldest and the point where its fortress (castle) was erected; the city, with its churches, convents, palaces and great buildings, picturesque roads and constructions whose ornaments evoke bygone eras; Market, the most recent, known especially for its style baroque and for the eternal white of its walls, which contrasts with the dark color of the window bars.